Meals

Nutritious and well-balanced meals are prepared daily for the children. The centre provides morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Fresh drinking water is also available at all times. Lunch at the centre is held at approximately 11.00am for Nursery and Toddler rooms and 11.30am for the Pre-school group. These times may alter slightly from time to time, catering to the child’s individual needs.

All allergies and intolerance’s are considered by staff when preparing meals.

If your child has an allergy or intolerance on enrollment, you will be referred to our Director. If your child develops an allergy or intolerance during his/her time in care please see the appropriate room staff and Director.

Meals are provided in an unhurried and relaxed atmosphere where children engage in conversation with educators and peers. Educator’s role model acceptable social behaviour through participation and interact with the children – encouraging good eating habits, appreciation of different food tastes and the correct use of eating and serving utensils.

Information relating to each child’s daily eating habits will be made available to parents each day and weekly menus are displayed for parents to help you plan your child’s meals at home.

Children who are hungry between meals or are still in attendance after 5pm will be provided with a light healthy snack.

Current Menu: Summer Menu

View samples of our Summer Menu:

TAFE Community Child Care Menu Summer Wk 1

TAFE Community Child Care Menu Summer Wk 2

TAFE Community Child Care Menu Summer Wk 3

Menu Changes: From time to time afternoon and late afternoon tea choices may be changed to minimize wastage, please check the white board outside the kitchen for variations to menus.